In the dazzling starry sky, Chen Rui was floating in it. He was not as bright and hot as the largest sphere, but one would see him first at a glance like he was the core of the entire galaxy.
Adeline looked at this magnificent starry sky a few times in surprise, then she focused on Chen Rui. She had been using her soul to feel and sense this strange man who saved her life and gave her confidence previously. It was her first time looking at him with her “eyes”.
Although that face was ordinary, he had a strange charm in the eyes of the girl which made her feel at ease and trustworthy.
The white mist immediately noticed the naga girl’s feelings. It deliberately smirked strangely, “The stars in the sky are all balls like these? The illusion is born from the heart. This guy’s weird illusion is surprising. As a creative reward, I can make his soul less painful before he is annihilated.”
“No!” Adeline pleaded. She had witnessed the torture and pain of her companions in the illusion. She knew that the threat of the white mist was by no means an intimidation.
“As long as you give your body and soul to me without resistance, not only will your companions be relieved of pain, even this man and your sister will also be free.” The white mist transformed into a human figure with 2 blue dots as “eyes” on its head. Its voice was full of temptation, “In fact, you are just merging with me, you will not die. Moreover, you will have extremely strong power! You also don’t want to be taken care of by your sister for a lifetime right? You can use your power to protect the people you value.”
Adeline’s mind finally began to waver. The white mist already knew her greatest weakness. The girl was not afraid of sacrifice, but she couldn’t let go of the person whom she valued. Using Strena or even Chen Rui to threaten her was much more effective than threatening her own life.
At this moment, a voice sounded, “It turns out to be like this, mirage… I’m really unfamiliar to this tribe.”
The 2 blue dots on the head of the white mist flickered violently. It was obviously in shock. Chen Rui’s eyes slowly opened and looked at him faintly.
“Aren’t you in illusion?” The white mist’s voice sounded hysterical, “What is this…”
Adeline had already called out in surprise, “Sir Aguile!”
Chen Rui nodded to her, “You seem to have forgotten our agreement. You shouldn’t give up hope so quickly. For the people you value, you give up more than your own hope.”
Tears of joy flashed in the naga girl’s eyes, “I’m sorry.”
Chen Rui smiled slightly, “This is not the time to be sorry, we need to have a good chat with this Mr. Mirage. To be precise, it is the clone of the mirage.”
“Impossible!” The white mist screamed, “How can you, a mere Demon Emperor, know this! Even the Elemental King whom I defeated previously could not see through me!”
Of course, Chen Rui would not say that it was judged by his [Analytical Eyes], “This is not important. What is important is that you can no longer get out. Even though you are just a clone, if you are destroyed, it will definitely cause severe a damage to your real body. We might as well sit down and have a conversation just like Sir Red Pipit and I did before.”
“Don’t compare me with that stupid octopus!” The white mist calmed down and smiled ghastly, “You don’t know the true strength of the mirage tribe. Perhaps you can do some tricks of spirit power, but playing illusion in front of me is as ridiculous as a little student showing off in front of the grand master. This illusion is just a delicious meal for me. I will devour it now. Then, I’ll devour your spirit power and soul!”
After speaking, the silhouette of the white mist turned into a misty gas, spreading toward the entire starry sky. However, the galaxy was endless. No matter how hard this mist tried, it was just a drop in the ocean. When approaching the biggest sun, the mist was mostly evaporated in the buzzing sound and successive screams like snowflakes meeting the flames.
“This is not an illusion! Dear Demon God! Where the hell is this! It can actually hurt and restrain me!” The mist re-assembled into a human form and appeared to be thinner. It was obviously severely injured just now.
Chen Rui shrugged, “Perhaps you can understand this as a kingdom… More accurately, it should be a universe.”
“You actually have a territory kingdom!” The mist was shocked again, “Wait, this is… faith power? Such a terrifying faith power! How is this possible?! Also, this form of territory kingdom, is it the legendary… Who are you exactly?”
At that moment, the mirage’s mind was confused. It had always used its talent and illusion to fool people’s minds, but now it was confused by the other party’s words.
“I’m not interested in explaining anything. If Sir Mirages doesn’t have the desire to talk about it, then…” As Chen Rui opened his 5 fingers, a huge black hole appeared in the space. The mist figure was involuntarily sucked toward the black hole. Adeline at the side was not affected in the slightest.
“Wait a minute!” The mist figure’s voice finally began to panic, “The soul of this naga girl is under my control. If you dare to destroy my clone, then I will make her soul annihilate too!”
Chen Rui’s eyes were cold, and the suction of the black hole became stronger. The mist felt that its entire soul power was sucked by the terrifying power and it was in danger of being completely devoured at any time. It said in panic and rage, “If you really don’t care about her life or death, at most I can give up the soul power of this clone and die together with that girl!”
Adeline didn’t say heroic words like “don’t care about me” because that would make Chen Rui more vulnerable to threats. She just said, “Sir Aguile, the mirage seems to have said before that I’m some kind of soul body.”
Chen Rui secretly praised the girl’s intelligence. He personally heard the mirage threatened and lured Adeline to dedicate her body and soul because of the girl’s special physique initially. Perhaps the real reason why the mirage did not kill everyone was precisely to get Adeline’s body. It was likely that this body with special spirit abilities was very important to the mirage.
“It turns out to be so.” Chen Rui smiled knowingly.
“Damn it!” The mirage finally became irritated, “You mentioned the negotiation with the octopus, so it must be related to the Dark Dragon Emperor treasure. I can let you pass the Hidden Misty Island! There is only 1 condition! Give me the girl with the soul body to me!”
Chen Rui glanced at Adeline and found that there was no panic or worry in the girl’s eyes that had “restored” her eyesight. There was only a strange peace.
“Adeline, do you believe me?”
The girl suddenly didn’t dare to look directly at his bright eyes. She just lowered her head a bit, “Yes, from the moment sir gave me hope.”
“I think you have already got an answer, mirage clone?” Chen Rui said to the mirage indifferently.
The mirage was even more furious, “Very good! I don’t want this clone soul! I will die with you! In the end, this soul body will still be mine!”
Chen Rui sneered. Just as he was about to speak, his expression suddenly stagnated as if some abnormal change had taken place.Ｈe immediately covered his head tightly. It seemed to be very painful. During this process, the entire universe began to appear distorted irregularly.
Adeline was taken aback. Just as she was about to fly over, the distortion of the entire space had calmed down. Chen Rui slowly released his hands from his head, and his black pupils had turned blood red. He glanced at the mirage.
When the mirage faced Chen Rui just now, it didn’t feel anything, but now an instinctive fear actually surged from the depths of its soul with just a glance.
Adeline clearly felt something special happened to “Aguile”, but she couldn’t tell what it was at that moment. She asked, “Sir Aguile, are you okay?”
“It’s okay. I’m fine, better than ever.” Chen Rui showed a strange smile, “Are you willing to choose to believe me no matter what happens?”
Adeline bit her lip gently as she nodded. In the blink of an eye, Chen Rui flashed in front of her, gently holding the girl’s chin. His smile was even more eccentric, “Great. A very interesting toy.”
This action made Adeline’s face flushed. However, Chen Rui’s figure disappeared in an instant and appeared in front of the mirage. The distance was so close that the mirage was startled.
“Look at what I found, a mirage playing with spirit power tricks?”
“You dare to be so rude to me, Sir Lotman, I will definitely…” The mirage’s voice was a bit stern.
“Even if you are about to reach kingdomization, you are just a weak mirage. There seems to be a kind of restraining power in your soul breath. No wonder you have to use the soul body to get out. I remember the taste of the mirage soul is quite wonderful. Don’t worry, I will completely free you… Don’t try to hide. There is restraining power anyway, so you can’t escape, my delicacy.”
The coveted look in Chen Rui’s bloodshot eyes made the mirage tremble as it was truly scared. Chen Rui smiled even more when he saw all this, “By the way, what did you just say? I think I didn’t finish listening?”
The mirage screamed in horror, and the mist figure suddenly burst. It actually self-exploded the clone!
At the same time the mirage clone disappeared, Adeline felt a massive shake. Aguile, the clone, and the starry sky disappeared at the same time. In a daze, she had returned to the tent, and her eyes couldn’t see again. Everything that happened in the starry sky just now seemed to be a dream.
Her intuition told her that it was definitely not a dream. Reminiscing a certain scene, the girl’s cheeks became hot, but she quickly reacted and began to scream at her companions in the tent. However, no matter how she yelled or pushed, those companions were still drowsy.
Adeline fumbled out of the tent with an uneasy feeling. She yelled, “Sister! Where are you?”
After shouting a few times, Strena still didn’t answer her. Thinking of the previous words of the mirage, Adeline’s heart suddenly sank as she fumbled toward Chen Rui’s magic tent.
Halfway through, the girl’s footsteps stopped. She heard a familiar voice.
There was intense fatigue in this voice as if the person experienced an extremely tough battle.
Adeline said quickly, “Sir Aguile! My sister, she…”
“Strena may have fallen into the mirage’s hands,” Chen Rui frowned and looked at Adeline, “Let’s go. Use your sensing ability to find the mirage and rescue Strena.”
TL: Did Chen Rui deliberately release Shura? What is it for? To scare the mirage?
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